In gas-powered vehicles, the cables require only a sufficient amount to use a starter motor, which is a few seconds at a time. Then the answer is no, the pre-installed strings are large enough in size. For many of us, battery-powered vehicles, the answer is even more difficult. The short answer is ours, yes and no, depending on what we expect from the car or whether adjustments are made to the car or the controller.
If the aircraft stock is fully stocked (all source without update) and is used mainly as previously planned at the local level, the 6 AWG standards (aka 6 gauge or # 6) are perfectly fine. Thread (cord) size is measured by a standard called American Wire Gauge or AWG and is related to the width or horizontal position of the copper conductor itself. The smaller the number of AWGs, the larger the diameter, and as a result, the larger capacity currently available. For example, a 2 AWG cable is larger than 4 AWG larger than 6 AWG. Most car manufacturers use 6 AWG cables. The best cables we have found so far are made by MaxxiLink.com, which is fully flexible and is designed for maximum use of electric vehicles.
Well, now for you guys who want to work better, we’ll get a little more technology. The maximum current time that will go through your wires is when the car is rested and you grind the gas pedal down. At that point, the controller puts a lot of power into it, and the cars are blocked by a so-called “closed rotor” current, which can be hundreds of amperes. When the car is in a fixed position, it requires a lot of power to rotate at a rated RPM. If the motor were to remain in a stable position (if there was a mechanical obstruction that did not allow it to turn) the high current would continue to be absorbed by the motor until it burns the windings. Normally though, cars start circulating immediately, and current drops to 20 or amperes within a few milliliters (stock trailer). There are four factors that limit the current limit; internal vehicle resistance, battery pack power, control power and battery resistance. Battery and Moil pack for windows at fixed prices. Keep this in mind because we will be returning to them.
After the market “high torque” or “high speed” installed vehicles to increase vehicle performance are common these days. Unfortunately, that extra performance requires extra energy. The car is only there to convert electrical energy into kinetic energy (not working properly). High-power cars have less resistance than stock, which will pull the current. If you remember in the science class, energy (in watts) is electricity (E) times now (I). Because the power supply cannot be increased above the 48volts battery (or 36volts), the current increase is to meet the car’s energy demand. Unfortunately, this is where battery resistance will play. As the current increases the driver, the power is lost in the form of heat at the I2R level, where the R is resistant to the cable. For proper wire and high power transmission, the resistance of the wire (R) should be oh ohms. Unfortunately all strings have some resistance. The cord resistance causes the voltage to drop (E = IR) and results in the result of the lost power in the motor. Solution; Increase the size of the battery cables (larger cable is less resistant). Of course the table cable can only be mounted within the limit of machine size, but this is what is needed to reap the full potential of power supplies behind the truck. Our example used a closed current rotor to describe the worst cases. They are less of a problem in the slow grip area, where the current drawing is much lower. If you want to do a drag race, burn, tires and more on your car, you will need big ropes to provide the biggest towing current in the car. Although the resistance of the cables seems to be low (# 6 = 0.00047ohms / ft vs. # 2 = 0.00015 ohms / ft), power outages are important when there are large channels, which will reduce performance. So for the users of the most powerful cars out there, use the wide wires and keep them as short as possible. Size will be important to you. Check out more articles by Randy Wade and check out www.digitaloverdrivesystems.com regularly for news, tips and performance products including the new Maxilink Extreme Duty EV tools.